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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#51 Post by mrkelley23 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:54 pm

Confirmed that 3. is CLAUDE MONET.

17. may be the one that doesn't have the correct answer listed. I think it's ADOLPHE CLEMENT-BAYARD, whose bicycle company morphed into an autmobile company that was eventually sold to Citroen.
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#52 Post by mrkelley23 » Tue Jul 14, 2020 7:14 pm

4. is the other wrong definite. JEREMY BENTHAM is the correct author of that quote. Hey, I was close, amiright?
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#53 Post by mrkelley23 » Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:40 pm

Sorry to say that I am on vacation for the next week, and the internet service here is even worse than we had been led to believe. I probably won't be able to take another look at this until next Sunday.
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#54 Post by silverscreenselect » Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:57 pm

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#55 Post by Vandal » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:53 am

34. This 20th century German American philosopher wrote influential works on many subjects, including bioethics, technology, and the history of Gnosticism.
HANS JONAS

43. One of the fathers of modern surgery, he served as barber-surgeon to four kings of France.
AMBROISE PARE

58. This American physicist and his thesis adviser shared the Nobel Prize for their discovery of a new type of pulsar.
RUSSELL ALAN HULSE

63. This French political philosopher helped establish the theoretical foundations of absolutism with his 1576 treatise Six Books of the Republic.
JEAN BODIN

77. She was the first American woman to walk in space.
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#56 Post by mrkelley23 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:22 pm

Updated Consolidation. Looked up everything we didn't have yet. I'll have some comments in the next post.

Frank, I left two here with question marks, because I couldn't 100% verify. If you wouldn't mind confirming if they're correct, I'd appreciate it. They are 17 and 44.

Identify the 100 people in the clues below. Match them into 40 groups of three according to a Tangredi, or principle you must discover for yourself. Then match each threesome with two of the Associated Words.

20 names will be used twice – once for their first name, once for their last name. Alternate matches are possible, but only one solution will allow all the game to be completed.

1. He served the exact same length of time as President of the United States and as Vice President of the United States.
MARTIN VAN BUREN

2. This author’s most famous novel begins with the title character deciding to go out and buy some flowers.
VIRGINIA WOOLF

3. The name of the artistic movement with which this painter is most associated derived from a canvas he exhibited in April 1874.
CLAUDE MONET

4. In a book published in 1789, this philosopher wrote, ““Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do.”
JEREMY BENTHAM

5. She has been acting long enough to have appeared on screen with both Clark Gable and Daniel Day Lewis.
SOPHIA LOREN

6. Six years after being named NFL Comeback Player of the Year, this quarterback led his team to their only Super Bowl win.
DREW BREES

7. Unlike the physicist in my last general knowledge game, this physicist really DID win the Nobel Prize for inventing the bubble chamber.
DONALD GLASER

8. DJMQ (whether she is the one to answer it or not):
One of this choreographer’s most notable works was a reimagined Nutcracker which used Tchaikovsky’s score but scrapped the entire story in favor of a new one about a boy’s relationship with his mother and his bizarre sexual fantasies.
Another DJMQ appears at #75
MAURICE BEJART

9. First appearing in May 1939, his name was derived from a medieval Scottish king and a Revolutionary War general.
BRUCE WAYNE

10. Prior to joining a Seattle-based rock band in 1997, he served as the tour drummer for Alanis Morissette.
TAYLOR HAWKINS

11. When he died this year at the age of 89, this minister was the last surviving founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
JOSEPH LOWERY

12. When this legendary Wild West outlaw was found shot through the head, suspects included Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday – but Ben Cartwright was not involved in any way.
JOHNNY RINGO

13. Best known for his work with “fallen women” and orphans, this 17th century French Jesuit is the patron saint of lacemakers, medical social workers, and illegitimate children.
JOHN FRANCIS REGIS

14. Students of this influential anthropologist included Ruth Benedict, Zora Neale Hurston, and Margaret Mead.
FRANZ BOAS

15. Known as the “Mouth of Mississippi,” this comedian was a regular at the Grand Ole Opry for a quarter of a century.
JERRY CLOWER

16. This Victorian writer is best known for a comic novel about a self-centered peer and a collection of 50 sonnets about the failure of his first marriage.
GEORGE MEREDITH

17. The bicycle manufacturing firm that he founded in the 1880s eventually evolved into France’s largest automotive company.
ADOLPHE CLEMENT-BAYARD?

18. She was the only American skater to win a gold medal at the Albertville Olympiad.
KRISTI YAMAGUCHI

19. In 1975, she was exiled from her South American homeland; three decades later, she began her first term as its president.
MICHELLE BACHELET

20. A specialist in women’s ready-to-wear fashion, he has also designed for three of the last four First Ladies, including the black sleeveless dress that Michelle Obama wore in her first official portrait.
MICHAEL KORS

21. The son of an even more prominent classical pianist, he won a Grammy for Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist of 1966.
PETER SERKIN

22. The grandson of an even more prominent evolutionary biologist, he served as the first director of UNESCO and was a founding member of the World Wildlife Fund.
JULIAN HUXLEY

23. He authored the best-selling non-fiction book of 1966, the first chapter of which was titled “The Sporty Corvair.”
RALPH NADER

24. Whenever this First Lady had an epileptic seizure, her husband would gently place a handkerchief over her face until it passed.
IDA MCKINLEY

25. He set his naval record with the aid of a 7.62 NATO Mk11, a 5.56 NATO Mk12, a .300 Magnum M24, and a .338 Lapua Magnum.
CHRIS KYLE

26. An economist with the Brookings Institute, in 2014 she became the first woman to hold a very powerful position.
JANET YELLIN

27. This Colombian artist is best known for his comically exaggerated paintings and sculptures of what he called his “fat figures.”
FERNANDO BOTERO

28. This explorer gave what became the 27th state to enter the Union its name.
PONCE DE LEON

29. Between 1949 and 1976, this pseudonymous author wrote 18 novels about a hard-boiled detective in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
ROSS MACDONALD

30. This specialist in crusty character roles was the earliest-born person ever nominated for an acting Oscar.
MAY ROBSON

31. This entrepreneur expanded his family’s Connecticut bagel bakery into a national brand.
MURRAY LENDER

32. He was preceded in two of his current Congressional positions by Nancy Pelosi and Paul Ryan.
KEVIN MCCARTHY

33. Earlier this year, he became the first emergency backup goaltender in NHL history to record a win.
DAVID AYRES

34. This 20th century German American philosopher wrote influential works on many subjects, including bioethics, technology, and the history of Gnosticism.
HANS JONAS

35. He did not invent what many people think he invented, but the single-wire version he developed quickly superseded all earlier versions.
SAMUEL MORSE

36. This member of the Country Music Hall of Fame – who died in a plane crash in 1964 – is reportedly the most popular English-language singer in Sri Lanka. (Sri Lanka?)
JIM REEVES

37. He is the most prominent resident of the Mater Ecclesiae Monastery.
POPE BENEDICT XVI

38. This nurse and “baby farmer” was hanged in 1896 for murdering an infant in her care, but the actual number may have been more than 400 – making her a leading candidate for England’s most prolific serial killer.
AMELIA DYER

39. This “peak performance coach” released the first of his infomercials in 1988.
TONY ROBBINS

40. He and his militia are best known for carrying out the bloodless capture of an enemy stronghold in the wee hours of May 10, 1775.
ETHAN ALLEN

41. The inaugural production of the Group Theatre was this North Carolina playwright’s tale of the decline of an aristocratic southern family.
PAUL GREEN

42. In between his eleven(!) marriages, this jazz saxophonist and bandleader found time to record hit versions of songs such as “Cherokee” and “Skyliner.”
CHARLIE BARNET

43. One of the fathers of modern surgery, he served as barber-surgeon to four kings of France.
AMBROISE PARE

44. In addition to his busy film career, this actor/writer/director has also founded a cannabis company. (Is anyone surprised?)
TOMMY CHONG?

45. If it had not been for the passage of the Twenty-fifth Amendment, this congressman would have succeeded to the Presidency on August 9, 1974.
CARL ALBERT

46. His big brother beat him out of the womb by four minutes in 1957 and down the slopes by 0.21 seconds in 1984.
STEVE MAHRE

47. In 1934, she had the honor of being the first American journalist expelled from Nazi Germany.
DOROTHY THOMPSON

48. He made his first appearance on radio on April 26, 1952 and his final appearance (not counting reruns) on television on March 31, 1975.
MATT DILLON

49. In 1972, he founded what is today the world’s largest cruise line in terms of both fleet size and passengers carried.
TED ARISON

50. In 1824, this textile manufacturer sailed from Scotland to America to set up his first experimental community, which he hoped would become a model for a new way of organizing society. (It didn’t.)
GEORGE RAPP

51. This artist’s second best-known work was commissioned by the Southern Poverty Law Center and commemorates 41 people who were killed between 1954 and 1968.
MAYA LIN

52. In 1887 this British historian famously said, “"Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.”
LORD ACTON

53. Though most closely associated with one particular lyricist/playwright, this composer also wrote musicals in collaboration with Ira Gershwin, Langston Hughes, Maxwell Anderson, Alan Jay Lerner, Ogden Nash, and the writer in Clue # 41.
KURT WEILL

54. He’s a fake and he doesn’t know the territory!
PROFESSOR HAROLD HILL

55. This popular American author celebrated her 104th birthday in April.
BEVERLY CLEARY

56. He was a number one NBA draft pick, but ended up playing only 105 games in three seasons.
GREG ODEN

57. He starred in one of the scariest episodes of the original Twilight Zone, though he basically just slept through the whole thing.
RICHARD CONTE

58. This American physicist and his thesis adviser shared the Nobel Prize for their discovery of a new type of pulsar.
RUSSELL ALAN HULSE

59. When this legislator and pamphleteer coined the phrase “Taxation without representation is tyranny,” he little imagined that he would later be plagued by mental illness exacerbated by a blow on the head from a tax collector.
JAMES OTIS

60. “Lord, don’t you care that my sister has left me to do the work by myself?” she complained. “Tell her to help me!" (He didn’t.)
MARTHA

61. A protegee of Martha Stewart, she went from the White House OMB to her own cooking show on the Food Network.
INA GARTEN

62. In 1869, this entrepreneur purchased a small company in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York; the following year, he accepted an offer to relocate to Akron, Ohio – and the rest is history.
BENJAMIN F. GOODRICH

63. This French political philosopher helped establish the theoretical foundations of absolutism with his 1576 treatise Six Books of the Republic.
JEAN BODIN

64. It was during his last and greatest battle that he sent what became the classic message, “England expects that every man will do his duty.”
HORATIO NELSON

65. I can’t swear that he was the only cartoonist whose work helped apprehend a crook, but no cartoonist ever helped apprehend a bigger one.
THOMAS NAST

66. This astronomer formulated the theory of stellar nucleosynthesis, but the theory he is most known for naming is one that he himself rejected.
FRED HOYLE

67. At the age of 64, this swimmer became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without a shark cage
DIANA NYAD

68. It was on November 26, 1922, that he first espied those “wonderful things.”
HOWARD CARTER

69. Citing a breach of confidentiality, Mineko Iwasaki brought a lawsuit against this novelist over his 1997 best-seller.
ARTHUR GOLDEN

70. He is currently third in the line of Presidential succession.
CHUCK GRASSLEY

71. She was the oldest actor ever nominated for an Oscar for a leading role.
EMMANUELLE RIVA

72. While serving a six-month prison sentence for his involvement in the Pullman Strike, he became a committed socialist and would go on to cofound the Socialist Party of America and the IWW.
EUGENE DEBS

73. Appropriately, he had the lowest vocal range in the boy band he joined while he was a junior in high school – a gig he almost lost because he wasn’t much of a dancer.
LANCE BASS

74. A fellow contestant on a popular game show in 1978 called him “a very strange guy,” while the young lady who subsequently refused to go out with him found him “creepy.” Good call.
RODNEY ALCALA

75. DJMQ: This Cincinnati-born ballerina was a “muse” of George Balanchine, who choreographed the role of Dulcinea in his 1965 version of Don Quixote especially for her.
SUZANNE FARRELL

76. She once wrote, “Good manners have much to do with the emotions. To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.”
AMY VANDERBILT

77. She was the first American woman to walk in space.
KATHY SULLIVAN

78. This physicist won the Nobel Prize for his invention of holography.
DENNIS GABOR

79. One of the founders of pragmatism, he was once called “America's greatest logician.”
CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE

80. This pitcher’s two wins helped Cleveland take its first World Series trophy in 28 years.
BOB LEMON

81. He and his partner were two of the biggest stars in vaudeville in the decades before and after World War I, but his nephews reached even greater comedy heights.
AL SHEAN

82. Currently Senior National Correspondent for ABC, this journalist’s previous gigs have included stints as Chief White House Correspondent, co-anchor of a late-night news program, and reporter for Court TV.
TERRY MORAN

83. I’m sure she’s not the only woman who met her second husband on a blind date in 2016 and married him on May 19, 2018 – but she’s certainly the one best known for doing so.
MEGHAN MARKLE

84. The only Senators to vote against the confirmation of this Supreme Court justice were Don Nickles of Oklahoma, Jesse Helms of North Carolina, and Bob Smith of New Hampshire.
RUTH BADER GINSBURG

85. His nation’s greatest (arguably) composer, his greatest (arguably) work was the incidental music he wrote for an 1867 play by his nation’s greatest (arguably) dramatist.
EDVARD GRIEG

86. His 1893 novel about a tenement girl who descends into prostitution is considered the first work of American literary naturalism.
STEPHEN CRANE

87. This French artist developed a personal form of cubism derisively dubbed “tubism” due to its emphasis on cylindrical shapes.
FERNAND LEGER

88. Head of the Genovese crime family during most of the Prohibition era, he was eventually assassinated on the orders of his own lieutenant, Lucky Luciano.
JOE "THE BOSS" (Giuseppe) MASSERIA

89. The famous – or infamous – experiments conducted by this American psychologist were largely inspired by the trial of Adolf Eichmann.
STANLEY MILGRAM

90. During military exercises, this general wrote up a scenario on how to respond to respond to a regional dictator invading a neighboring country and seizing its oilfields; a month later, he got to put it into practice.
NORMAN SCHWARZKOPF

91. During her tenure as the president of the National Organization for Women, she pressed for collegiate sports to be included under Title IX, but she drew fire from some NOW members for her support for fathers’ rights in custody cases.
KAREN DECROW

92. The first woman elected head of the American Heart Association, she is credited with developing the field of pediatric cardiology.
HELEN TAUSSIG

93. From 1996 to 2008, this American golfer amassed twelve wins on the PGA tour, but his only Major win was in the Players Championship.
JUSTIN LEONARD

94. According to the opening lines of the eponymous novel he narrates, he “was born in the Year 1632, in the City of York, of a good Family, tho' not of that Country, my Father being a Foreigner of Bremen, who settled first at Hull.”
ROBINSON CRUSOE

95. In 1964, when the country headed by this African nationalist merged with another newly independent state, he became first president of the renamed successor state – a position he held for the next 21 years.
JULIUS NYERERE

96. He has been nominated for eleven Oscars in six different categories – winning twice for Best Director, once for Best Film Editing, and once for Best Cinematography.
ALFONSO CUARON

97. After graduating near the top of his class at Yale Law School in 1955, he failed the New York bar exam – beginning a period of unemployment and depression that led to his becoming a born-again Christian.
PAT ROBERTSON

98. Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballe said of this rock vocalist – with whom she recorded an album – that “he sang with an incisive sense of rhythm, his vocal placement was very good and he was able to glide effortlessly from a register to another. He also had a great musicality. His phrasing was subtle, delicate and sweet or energetic and slamming. He was able to find the right coloring or expressive nuance for each word.
FREDDIE MERCURY

99. This tycoon was enormously influential, but historians now regard his claim of having personally started a war as greatly exaggerated.
WILLIAM RANDOLPH HEARST

100. His quintessential poem contains such memorable lines as “For every atom belonging to me as good belongs to you" and “In all people I see myself, none more and not one a barleycorn less.”
WALT WHITMAN


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Rachel
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Peter
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Moon
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Prairie
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Stooge
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Attorney
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Cook
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Horse
Foxes
Cub
Shark
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Possum
Climate
Snow
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Afternoon
Philanthropy
Fashion
Treasury
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Airplane
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Wheel
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Petroleum
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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#57 Post by mellytu74 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:32 pm

How about Armand Peugeot for #17?

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#58 Post by mrkelley23 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:36 pm

So I may have something. A zero-sum game is one where if something is added, the same thing must be taken away in another place. Below are examples from this game:

67. DIANA Nyad + 85. Edvard GRIEG - E = Diana Rigg (Emma)

34. HANS Jonas + 85. Edvard GRIEG + E = Hans Geiger (Radioactive)



60. MARTHA + 33. David AYRES - S = Martha Raye (Big Mouth)

47. DOROTHY + 33. AYRES + S = Dorothy Sayers (Peter)



28. JUAN Ponce de Leon + 13. John Francis REGIS - E = Juan Gris (Cubist)

80. BOB Lemon + 13. REGIS + E = Bob Griese (Dolphin)

And Melly, I agree about Peugeot. I must have overlooked something when I was checking him initially.
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#59 Post by silverscreenselect » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:39 pm

My partial was on the right track

27. Fernando Botero -38. Amelia Dyer (D) = Fernando Rey (Bourgeoisie)
92. Helen Taussig + Reddy = Helen Reddy (Delta)

59. James Otis + 23. Ralph Nader (R) = James Darren (Gidget)
68. Howard Carter + Dean = Howard Dean (Vermont)

36. Jim Reeves - 82. Terry Moran (N) = Jim Mora (Seattle)
56. Greg Oden + Norman = Greg Norman (Shark)

70. Chuck Grassley + 11. Joseph Lowery (O) = Chuck Woolery (Wheel)
99. William Randolph Hearst + Wyler = William Wyler (Foxes)

71. Emmanuelle Riva - 45. Carl Albert (L) = Emmanuelle Beart (Spring)
24. Ida McKinley + Tarbell = Ida Tarbell (Petroleum)
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#60 Post by mrkelley23 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 4:27 am

78. DENNIS Gabor + 99 HEARST + T = Dennis Hastert (Illinois)

21. PETER Serkin + 99. HEARST - T = Peter Asher (Gordon)


Partial:
37. Pope BENEDICT + 93. LEONARD - E = Benedict Arnold (Boot)
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#61 Post by littlebeast13 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:40 am

My Stooge I was looking for is, naturally, the oddball. I don't have the other half of the match....

88. JOE "The Boss" + 6. BREES + S = Joe Besser (Stooge)


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#62 Post by littlebeast13 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:55 am

Had to do some cheating to get the last part, but YAY, I got a full match!

73. LANCE Bass + 59. OTIS - S = Lance Ito (Simpson)
4. JEREMY Bentham + 59. OTIS + S = Jeremy Sisto (Lupo)
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#63 Post by mellytu74 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:33 am

littlebeast13 wrote:
Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:40 am



And congrats again, mrk! I was beating all around the bush on this the past couple days, but would have NEVER came up with this theme...
Neither would I. And that is why I am grateful for science people here. :D :D

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#64 Post by silverscreenselect » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:01 pm

90. Norman Schwarzkopf + 5. Sophia Loren (L) = Norman Norell (Fashion)
26. Janet Yellin + RENO = Janet Reno (Attorney)
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#65 Post by jarnon » Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:18 am

Frank, this is a masterpiece! WTG mrkelley23 for deciphering the Tangredi (again).

79. CHARLES Sanders Peirce + 30. May ROBSON + N = Charles Bronson (Escape)
32. KEVIN McCarthy + 30. May ROBSON - N = Kevin Sorbo (?)

8. MAURICE Bejart + 65. Thomas NAST + S = Maurice Stans (Commerce)
76. AMY Vanderbilt + 65. Thomas NAST - S = Amy Tan (Joy)

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#66 Post by littlebeast13 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 7:45 am

I admit, from the get go, I was intrigued by who the word possum was going to match up to.....


100. WALT Whitman + 25. KYLE + L = Walt Kelly (Possum)
49. TED Arison + 25. KYLE - L = Ted Key (Hazel)


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#67 Post by mrkelley23 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 9:56 am

58. RUSSELL Hulse + 15. Jerry CLOWER - L = Russell Crowe (Nash)

74. RODNEY Alcala + CLOWER + L = Rodney Crowell (Rosanne)

Would have been fun if the Associated word would have been Cash instead of Rosanne, for the rhyming match.
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#68 Post by silverscreenselect » Mon Aug 03, 2020 10:29 am

3. Claude Monet - 49. Ted Arison (O) = Claude Rains (Inspector)
96. Alfonso Cuaron + SORIANO = Alfonso Soriano (Cub)
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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#69 Post by silverscreenselect » Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:58 am

94. Robinson Crusoe -52. Lord Acton (T) = Robinson Cano (Seattle)
8. Bruce Wayne + CATTON = Bruce Catton (Civil War)

I think my earlier match of Jim Mora with Seattle is wrong. Mora only coached at Seattle briefly. But I can't find a good match for either Jim Mora the younger or his father, also named Jim Mora. So, either I don't see the match or I've got the wrong Mora.
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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#70 Post by silverscreenselect » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:04 pm

silverscreenselect wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 11:58 am
94. Robinson Crusoe -52. Lord Acton (T) = Robinson Cano (Seattle)
8. Bruce Wayne + CATTON = Bruce Catton (Civil War)

I think my earlier match of Jim Mora with Seattle is wrong. Mora only coached at Seattle briefly. But I can't find a good match for either Jim Mora the younger or his father, also named Jim Mora. So, either I don't see the match or I've got the wrong Mora.
Or I've got the wrong match. Try 39. Tony Robbins + ROMA = Tony Roma (Ribs)
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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#71 Post by mellytu74 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:57 pm

OK - I am working on a deadline project but this just jumped out at me.

2. VIRGINIA WOOLF + 50. GEORGE RAPP + E = Virginia Rappe (Fatty)

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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#72 Post by mrkelley23 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:08 pm

mellytu74 wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:57 pm
OK - I am working on a deadline project but this just jumped out at me.

2. VIRGINIA WOOLF + 50. GEORGE RAPP + E = Virginia Rappe (Fatty)
I was actually working on that one before I made the final connection. The problem with it is you must be able to subtract the same letter from the existing name, and there's no E in Rapp.
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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#73 Post by mellytu74 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:17 pm

mrkelley23 wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:08 pm
mellytu74 wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:57 pm
OK - I am working on a deadline project but this just jumped out at me.

2. VIRGINIA WOOLF + 50. GEORGE RAPP + E = Virginia Rappe (Fatty)
I was actually working on that one before I made the final connection. The problem with it is you must be able to subtract the same letter from the existing name, and there's no E in Rapp.
:(

Well, scrap my only contribution to the matches.

Back to my project. :(

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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#74 Post by franktangredi » Mon Aug 03, 2020 2:27 pm

mrkelley23 wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 1:08 pm
mellytu74 wrote:
Mon Aug 03, 2020 12:57 pm
OK - I am working on a deadline project but this just jumped out at me.

2. VIRGINIA WOOLF + 50. GEORGE RAPP + E = Virginia Rappe (Fatty)
I was actually working on that one before I made the final connection. The problem with it is you must be able to subtract the same letter from the existing name, and there's no E in Rapp.
(a) I wasn't thinking of George Rapp anyway.
(b) Save that match. You may need it later.

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Re: Game #201: Zero-Sum Game

#75 Post by mrkelley23 » Mon Aug 03, 2020 4:37 pm

Heh. Only 7 spaces earlier.

2. VIRGINIA Woolf + 43. Ambroise PARE +P = Virginia Rappe (Fatty)

Can't figure out the second part, though. The name must be Rae, or Rea. Can't see it being Era or Aer or other combos.
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